November 29th, 2010
10:11 AM ET

Twin suicide bombings kill at least 8 in Afghanistan

At least eight people were killed Saturday when two suicide bombers attacked the police headquarters in southeastern Afghanistan's Paktika province, a police official said.

The first attacker detonated his explosives around 11:30 a.m. (2 a.m. ET) and the second attacker struck half an hour later, said Gen. Daud Andrabi, director of the Police Coordination Center in southeastern Afghanistan.

There were other reports of more casualties, Andrabi said, and it was also not clear how many of the victims were police officers and how many were civilians.

In the east, a NATO-led service member was killed in a bombing on Saturday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said. ISAF didn't specify the precise location or identify the person's nationality.

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  1. Bledsoe


    December 6, 2010 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Dan in Lafayette, IN

    dindy.. they want to rule over you. They do not believe that they have done anything wrong, as a matter of fact they think that they will be rewarded by God for the Jews and Christians they kill.

    November 29, 2010 at 11:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • dindy..

      No body will get rewarded for that crime on 9/11 . Even God did not want to do any thing like the floods during Nova"s time.again. God listened to the righteous. Not that I am saying I am righteous. God has to decide it. What I say is some wont follow God"s way even . Yet they say they know God.

      December 1, 2010 at 11:04 am | Report abuse |
  3. Dan in Lafayette, IN

    So what do we have to do catch these known terrorists making and planting or even as sick as it sound putting on suicide vests and take them to court? This is a war, if we have intelligence that our drones can take out these guys before any such actions takes place the better off we are in this war!

    November 29, 2010 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Dan in Lafayette, IN

    Those that are killed by these drone strikes have been positively identified as terror suspects, others that happen to associated with these terrorists might also get kill, but in no way are we targeting innocent civilians as the Taliban and their terrorist allies do!

    November 29, 2010 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dan in Lafayette, IN

      Sorry Bledsoe and everybody else,I didn't post that statement above. Again somebody's trying to make a jerk out of me!

      November 30, 2010 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
      • Bledsoe


        December 6, 2010 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Dan in Lafayette, IN

    dindy,have you no feelings for the people in Afghanistan and Pakistan? Of course those creeps who hurl 500lb.bombs on innocent people need to be brought to justice and that's all there is to it!!!

    November 29, 2010 at 5:33 pm | Report abuse |

    With US active support and finances, for wars in the name of Jehad ( presently called terrorism) against communist USSR, started in 1980 and continued till the fall of Taliban in 2001 but no where a single incident of suicide attack has been reported as what USA called holy warriors ( Mujahideen now terrorists) had support of whole West under the leadership of USA and they had no problem in fighting with a super power USSR. However in this war on terror main combatants are USA and few stateless individuals of Alqaida which CIA chief says between 50 or 100 and some Taliban with a cause to fight against invaders. This is like a war between a mosquito and a dinosaur therefore suicide bombing is like falling of a mosquito in the eyes of a dinosaur making the world dark for him. In this unfortunate incident as usual innocent Afghans are main victims which is condemnable from every respect however main culprit is USA and their barbarism in the name of human rights and democracy in world politics as this inhuman practice is a gift of this war on terror in this region and which is always responsible for such inhuman happenings in this region

    November 29, 2010 at 11:48 am | Report abuse |
    • Bledsoe


      November 29, 2010 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dan in Lafayette, IN

      This is why GOD'S JUDGMENT is upon you and your 360 degrees!

      November 29, 2010 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jerry

      It really needs to be focused on those filthy creeps who operate those cursed drones,dropping 500lb. bombs on defenseless people in both Afghanistan and Pakistan!

      November 29, 2010 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • IHeartOurTroops

      If you can't stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them!!!

      November 30, 2010 at 1:42 am | Report abuse |
      • Bledsoe

        Hey you,stop the right-wing bla-bla-bla. It gets awfully old!

        November 30, 2010 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
      • dindy..

        IHeart our troops... I hope not that they will come with another suicide Bomb as a reply. .Take care . They have no respect for their life given by God. Therefore do not have for others also.. Sir do not focus to the nonsense some talk here . Be alert there . May you be guided by God !!

        December 1, 2010 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
    • Bledsoe


      December 6, 2010 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |